Mysuru, February 18:- A mentally-ill woman abandoned her nine-month-old baby girl on the footpath near Sewage Farm in Vidyaranyapuram on Monday evening.
Alerted by the baby’s cry, passersby informed Vidyaranyapuram Police. The police immediately rushed to the spot and admitted the child to Sakhi Centre at Cheluvamba Hospital here.
The woman, her husband and father-in-law visited the hospital and said it is their baby. The hospital staff returned the baby to the family after verifying the documents. Child’s father was taken to task for being irresponsible. (MR/KS)